Archive for October, 2017

Rep. Bruce Williamson Commends State for Being Named No. 1 for Business for Fifth Year

ATLANTA – State Representative Bruce Williamson (R-Monroe) today commended Gov. Nathan Deal and the State of Georgia for being named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the fifth straight year in a row by Site Selection Magazine. Gov. Deal announced the state’s No. 1 ranking today, Monday, October 30, 2017. (more…)

Rep. Derrick Jackson Named Assistant Deputy Whip for House Minority Caucus

ATLANTA – State Representative Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone) was recently appointed to serve as Assistant Deputy Whip for the House Minority Caucus. Rep. Jackson was appointed to serve on as Assistant Deputy Whip by House Minority Caucus Whip Carolyn Hugley (D-Columbus), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. (more…)

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement on President’s Plan to end Obamacare Subsidies

ATLANTA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) today condemned the recent announcement from the White House stating that the President will end Obamacare cost-sharing subsidies that assist low-income and working class families. (more…)

Rep. Stovall Reads to 320 Students during Georgia Pre-K Week

ATLANTA – State Representative Valencia Stovall (D-Forest Park) recently celebrated Georgia Pre-K Week by reading to 320 students at nine early learning centers in the cities of Morrow, Forest Park, College Park and Riverdale. (more…)

Rep. Debra Bazemore Named Assistant Deputy Whip for House Minority Caucus

ATLANTA – State Representative Debra Bazemore (D-Riverdale) was recently appointed to serve as Assistant Deputy Whip for the House Minority Caucus. Rep. Bazemore was appointed to serve on as Assistant Deputy Whip by House Minority Caucus Whip Carolyn Hugley (D-Columbus), and her appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with her service as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. (more…)